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81 The Prom

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81 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1PJ, England
+44 1242 255776
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106 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Very central location in basement of the Municipal building. Parking usually not too much of a problem. Small so advisable to make a reservation.

Thank Bee4
Bristol, England
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137 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

Nice setting, atmosphere, choice of food and wines, with consistently good service Good location in Montpelier attracting a diverse clientelle I enjoy coming here with girlfriends for a long lunch and good wine

Thank pragueophile
Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015

The food is always unreal, the staff are so kind and act like they have known you for your whole lives! The atmosphere is amazing, brilliant as always!

Thank Rhiannon M
Lancing, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

We had an excellent meal here, Italian chain food at its best. Great olives to nibble on, delicious king prawn starter. Mum had seafood risotto which was really well seasoned and buttery. Brother highly rated his pasta dish, with side salad, one of their 'light' options. I had a new pizza. God I'm glad I went for classic size and... More 

Thank Cath B
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015

The rooms are recently refurbished, spotlessly clean and the staff are very friendly. There is a bar, an Indian Restaurant (which doubles up for breakfast) and the guest house. Parking is a little tricky as there are no spaces at the hotel but you can park overnight or for periods not exceeding 2 hours, by paying, at the front of... More 

Thank Andrew L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great authentic Indian food. Don't expect your tikka masala here. This is true Indian homecoming. Meat on the bone and gravy rather than 'curry'. Give it a go. The food is exceptional.

1 Thank IanWebber
East Lothian
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

I really don't understand the good reviews of this restaurant - on the night we visited, we were the only table in so maybe we suffered for that. The carrot sticks we were given to start with we're really tasty and the samosas were great. Of superb quality was the naan bread which I enjoyed immensely. Unfortunately, the rest of... More 

1 Thank AlexEastLothian
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here New Years Eve and New Year's Day night. There was 5 of us, 1x family room and 1x double room. Rooms were clean, warm, comfortable well equipped for everything you would need. Nice touch with the water and fruit. Set In a beautiful part of Cheltenham, with everything on the doorstep. Owners were polite, genuine friendly and would... More 

1 Thank shane c
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2014

Nice row of houses on the Promenade of Cheltenham. Worst Indian (beg your pardon, Punjabi), we have ever been to. There was a party of 4 Americans, and another couple. This was at 8.00 p.m. Absolutely no atmosphere in the room at all. A lady (owner we think) brought us the menu. On the left hand page were the main... More 

Thank romababy2010
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

Really really good food! I honestly cannot recommend this restaurant enough. Both food and service first class. The owner made some recommendations and I loved the chicken pakora. The food is obviously cooked from scratch and was very tasty! A hidden gem.

Thank zenajoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Late Night
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 81 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 255776

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?